Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an IT Business Analyst was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

IT Business Analyst
England > London
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 439 428 406
Rank change year-on-year -11 -22 +18
Contract jobs requiring an IT Business Analyst 188 191 214
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.40% 0.42% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.44% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 161 160
London median daily rate £525 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% -4.55%
10th Percentile £368 £350 £375
90th Percentile £725 £725 £638
England median daily rate £475 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £30.00 £17.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +76.47% -51.43% +2.94%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 44141 42982 44791
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.84% 95.02% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 31959 30601 31582
London median daily rate £493 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.07% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £268
90th Percentile £663 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 551 558 689
London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £18.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +3.28% +7.89%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.40 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.66 £18.50 £17.89
% change year-on-year +0.84% +3.41% +8.42%

IT Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured IT Business Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for IT Business Analyst in London

IT Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing IT Business Analyst in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Business Analyst in London

IT Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IT Business Analyst in London over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IT Business Analyst in London

IT Business Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Business Analyst in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for IT Business Analyst in London

IT Business Analyst
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Business Analyst within the London region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London +6 42 £594 +14.18% 1
East London 0 6 £600 -7.69% 2
South London -27 3 £500 -4.76%
North London - 1 - -
IT Business Analyst
England

IT Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT Business Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region featuring IT Business Analyst in the job title.

1 95 (50.53%) Business Analysis
2 80 (42.55%) Banking
3 63 (33.51%) Finance
4 50 (26.60%) Investment Banking
5 49 (26.06%) Agile Software Development
6 48 (25.53%) SQL
7 44 (23.40%) Front Office
8 34 (18.09%) Derivative
9 32 (17.02%) Stakeholder Management
10 26 (13.83%) Fixed Income
11 24 (12.77%) GAP Analysis
12 20 (10.64%) Project Management
12 20 (10.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 18 (9.57%) Retail
13 18 (9.57%) MiFID
13 18 (9.57%) Electronic Trading
14 17 (9.04%) Market Risk
14 17 (9.04%) Analytical Skills
15 15 (7.98%) Scrum
15 15 (7.98%) Data Analysis
15 15 (7.98%) Waterfall
15 15 (7.98%) SDLC
16 14 (7.45%) Change Management
17 13 (6.91%) Degree
18 12 (6.38%) Analytics
18 12 (6.38%) Microsoft
18 12 (6.38%) Equities
19 11 (5.85%) User Acceptance Testing
19 11 (5.85%) GDPR
20 10 (5.32%) Investment Management

IT Business Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (3.19%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.60%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (1.06%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.53%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (5.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (2.66%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.13%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (2.13%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (1.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.60%) Eagle PACE
2 2 (1.06%) Markit EDM
2 2 (1.06%) Summit
3 1 (0.53%) Endur
3 1 (0.53%) Salesforce.com CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.06%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.53%) Extranet
2 1 (0.53%) Internet
2 1 (0.53%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.72%) Hadoop
2 6 (3.19%) Blockchain
3 5 (2.66%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.13%) Data Lake
5 3 (1.60%) Big Data
6 2 (1.06%) Power BI
6 2 (1.06%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.06%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.53%) DTS
Development Applications
1 7 (3.72%) JIRA
2 1 (0.53%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 80 (42.55%) Banking
2 63 (33.51%) Finance
3 50 (26.60%) Investment Banking
4 44 (23.40%) Front Office
5 18 (9.57%) Retail
6 7 (3.72%) Marketing
7 4 (2.13%) Legal
8 3 (1.60%) Back Office
8 3 (1.60%) French Language
8 3 (1.60%) International Banking
8 3 (1.60%) Private Banking
8 3 (1.60%) Telecoms
9 2 (1.06%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.06%) Law
10 1 (0.53%) Advertising
10 1 (0.53%) Electronics
10 1 (0.53%) German Language
10 1 (0.53%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.53%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.13%) XML
2 3 (1.60%) .NET
3 2 (1.06%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.53%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 34 (18.09%) Derivative
2 26 (13.83%) Fixed Income
3 20 (10.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 17 (9.04%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (9.04%) Market Risk
5 12 (6.38%) Equities
6 9 (4.79%) OTC Derivatives
7 8 (4.26%) EPoS
8 5 (2.66%) Computer Science
8 5 (2.66%) Fintech
8 5 (2.66%) Virtual Team
9 4 (2.13%) Credit Risk
10 3 (1.60%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.60%) PMI
11 2 (1.06%) Data Centre
11 2 (1.06%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (1.06%) Pricing Data
11 2 (1.06%) SWIFT
12 1 (0.53%) Marketing Technology
12 1 (0.53%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.60%) Windows
2 1 (0.53%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (50.53%) Business Analysis
2 49 (26.06%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (17.02%) Stakeholder Management
4 24 (12.77%) GAP Analysis
5 20 (10.64%) Project Management
6 18 (9.57%) Electronic Trading
7 15 (7.98%) Data Analysis
7 15 (7.98%) Scrum
7 15 (7.98%) SDLC
7 15 (7.98%) Waterfall
8 14 (7.45%) Change Management
9 12 (6.38%) Analytics
10 11 (5.85%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (5.32%) E-Commerce
11 10 (5.32%) Investment Management
11 10 (5.32%) Migration
12 9 (4.79%) Asset Management
12 9 (4.79%) CRM
12 9 (4.79%) Use Case
12 9 (4.79%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 48 (25.53%) SQL
2 6 (3.19%) Python
3 4 (2.13%) R
4 3 (1.60%) Java
4 3 (1.60%) VBA
5 2 (1.06%) C
5 2 (1.06%) VB
6 1 (0.53%) C++
6 1 (0.53%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.53%) RPG
6 1 (0.53%) Scala
Qualifications
1 13 (6.91%) Degree
2 9 (4.79%) PMP
3 8 (4.26%) PMI Certification
4 7 (3.72%) Security Cleared
5 6 (3.19%) ISEB
6 4 (2.13%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (2.13%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.60%) CBAP
7 3 (1.60%) IIBA
7 3 (1.60%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (1.06%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (1.06%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.06%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (9.57%) MiFID
2 11 (5.85%) GDPR
3 5 (2.66%) QA
4 3 (1.60%) Dodd-Frank
4 3 (1.60%) EMIR
4 3 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.60%) PMO
5 2 (1.06%) AIFMD
5 2 (1.06%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.06%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.53%) Basel III
6 1 (0.53%) CRD IV
6 1 (0.53%) FINREP
System Software
1 3 (1.60%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (6.38%) Microsoft
2 5 (2.66%) Bloomberg
2 5 (2.66%) Oracle
3 4 (2.13%) Cloudera
3 4 (2.13%) ServiceNow
4 3 (1.60%) Charles River
4 3 (1.60%) Cognos
4 3 (1.60%) Fidessa
4 3 (1.60%) HP
4 3 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (1.60%) SAP
5 2 (1.06%) Calypso
5 2 (1.06%) Google
5 2 (1.06%) Informatica
5 2 (1.06%) Murex
5 2 (1.06%) Netezza
5 2 (1.06%) Tableau
6 1 (0.53%) hybris
6 1 (0.53%) iManage
6 1 (0.53%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud